Tag: Mother Jones

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Much of the media class (to us a convenient shorthand) doesn’t genuinely love this country—at least not the country as we have known it.  They’ll tell us that they love what this country “might become,” or that they love some of the things for which this country supposedly stands. Ultimately, though, they’ll mitigate their pseudo-patriotism with […]

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In what appears to be a desperate attempt to take down the pinnacle of Fox, liberal rag Mother Jones has accused Bill O’Reilly for ‘misremembering’ his reporting during the Falklands War.  Unlike Williams, who weaved a tale worthy of a Vince Flynn novel, O’Reilly never made up a story of being under fire. In fact, […]

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Me and Mrs. Jones

 

shutterstock_154817021I have three rules in life that I seldom break, as experience has taught me that no good can come from doing so. (1) I never take myself too seriously. (2) I don’t allow myself to be a burden to other people. (3) I never, ever, read Mother Jones. I fell off the wagon on number three today. In my defense, it has been a slow couple of days for news.

Entering their website is a bit like stumbling upon the unfiltered id of the liberal psyche. All stories warn of impending disasters of a global, or at least national, scale. Warnings of “Big Food” and their corrupting influence on the nation’s dietitians are given a prominent position near an endless string of climate change alarmism stories.  These are buttressed by a never-ending series of articles that chronicle how Republicans are the cause of every one of these oncoming disasters.

This formula is rarely violated. The drum of crises fed by evil conservatives is beat day and night with astonishing fortitude. No amount of exaggeration or distortion is unjustified in the face of the palpable and callous villainy perpetrated by the right. Case in Point: